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something about it. >> reporter: in his garage, garcia is waiting to fix the fiscal cliff one can at a time. how much money have you sent the government? >> a little bit over $3,000. >> reporter: $3,197.88, to be exact. all tracked on a handwritten ledger. for the last three years, garcia has been paying the government $50 a month of his postal service pension and money from cans he collects. >> we are paying absolutely too much interest, too much interest. >> reporter: it really bothers you? >> it bothers me, because it makes no sense. >> reporter: sense is something garcia's wife of 59 years thinks her husband could use. do you think he is crazy? >> well -- >> reporter: call him crazy. but there is an entire federal office, the bureau of public debt that collects money from hundreds of mr. garcias. this office in parkersburg, west virginia, was set up by president kennedy so citizens could pay down the national debt. this year alone it collected 7.7 million in gifts, about 90 million since it was established. but 90 million is not that much, especially when you consider the federal defici
or not continue, he has had it. in his unheated garage, 85-year-old garcia is working to fix the fiscal cliff, one can at a time. how much money have you sent the government? >> a little bit over $3,000. >> reporter: $3,197.88, to be exact. all tracked on a hand-written ledger. the last three years, garcia has been paying the government $50 a month of his postal service pension and money from cans he collects. >> we are paying absolutely too much interest. >> reporter: it really bothers you? >> it bothers me, because it makes no sense. >> reporter: sense something garcia's wife of 59 years thinks her husband could use. do you think he's crazy? >> loco? >> reporter: call him crazy, but there is an entire federal office, the bureau of public debt, that collects money from hundreds of mr. garcias. this office in parkersburg, west virginia, was set up by president kennedy, so citizens could pay down the national debt. this year alone, it's collected $7.7 million in gifts, about $90 million since it was established. but $90 million isn't that much, especially when you consider the federal deficit is $1
sierra lamar. the judgep ordered antolin garcia-torres to return -- judge ordered antolin garcia- torres to return to court wednesday to enter a police in the case. >>> new at 6:00 p.m., the bay bridge toll plaza is about to get a face lift as part of the grand opening of the eastern span. ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar joins us with how the transformation may or may not effecting your commute. tom? >> reporter: commuters paid for this $6.5 million project a long time ago but now it will happen very, very soon. >> reporter: for commuters the toll plaza is a familiar site. that look will soon change. >> the exterior will get replaced with panels and they will be in a white culler to watch the -- color to match the building and that is designed to compliment the white color of the new east span of the bay bridge so there is a consistent design them. >> reporter: those colors coordinate with the cargo cranes that port of oakland. it would happen between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. >> the inconvenient will be small. the work is being done up above the traffic lanes. >> reporter: at the last g
remembered this morning as a great hero and tactician. as teresa garcia the general died yesterday at his home in tampa from complications related to pneumonia. >> reporter: general h. norman schwarzkopf received military acclaim as a war hero. he led the desert storm, a coalition of 30 countries that successfully drove forces out of saddam hussein's group. >> we're very proud to be able to do this. >> reporter: schwarzkopf was born in 134 in trenton, new jersey. he followed his father's footsteps to west point. in 1966 he volunteered to serve in vietnam. his name name was stormin' norman referring to his notoriously exploding temper. >> going around and little, is that why -- >> around, through, over the top, underneath, and any other way. >> reporter: desert storm topped his 34-year career. general bush awarded him ahmedal of freedom and he was welcomed back on american soil. the self-proclaimed political independent dismissed suggestions he run for office. he campaigned for former president george w. bush in 2000 but was ambivalent about the 2003 invasion of iraq. schwarzkopf retired t
plenty of headlines this year. >> teresa garcia looks book at 2012. >> reporter: actress lindsay lohan tried to make a comeback in the role of liz taylor. but she ran into trouble be the law on -- with the law on both coasts in addition to slamming her porsche into the back of a truck in california, she was charged with hitting a woman in a new york nightclub. moore moore report -- demi moore reportedly suffered a breakdown in january over her split with ashton kutcher. tom cruise and katie holmes went through a break divorce. robert pattinson broke up with kristen stewart after she admitted to having a fling with you they were back together -- but they were back together for the premiere of the final brew see. fresh off playing cat woman in "the dark knight rises" she tied the knot with an actor. blake lively married ryan reynolds and jessica biel married justin timberlake. brad pitt popped the question to the mother of his six kids, angelina jolie. the biggest names in movies and music delivered a celebrity baby boom. reese witherspoon, drew barry more, jessica simpson adele and beyo
of the challenges you ran into and how were you able to overcome them and i'll start with major garcia. so one of -- we're going it talk about challenges but also the good things. i want to mention that throughout this planning effort we've been planning since may but we literally got on the ground probably monday, most of us, and then on tuesday we threw all our equipment into different sites and turned it on and we had connectivity, one way or the other. i think one of our challenges, i know for my group, i was out at pier 96, we were supposed to connect into the data network and my marines had a very small footprint, small suitcase, we weren't able to actually connect to the cloud and be able to send reports via web voc using an ip network. the good thing, however, how we overcame that challenge and i think it was a very good planning consideration, was that at each of the sites we had an element either from the national guard or air national guard or the department of public works acu one thousand van and they pretty much made up the backbone of that network. the point i'm trying to make
ron garcia. >> in 1998 we weren't living here at the time but there was a flood in the basement and we lost our water heater, you can see the water mark. >> reporter: the couple had already put sandbags in front of the garage as they continue to monitor the flood level. we watched this man at university avenue check for storm drain blockage with his bare hands. >> it didn't become the issue until i saw brown water coming down. >> which is where this guy parked his car. after we alerted him of the water he walked out barefoot to move it. the slow traffic was forced northbound. the palo alto's emergency operation center is active within the past hour, in fact, i just talked to the chief about 10 minutes ago, the menlo park chief said they're worried right now about the levy in east palo alto. water is up and over the levy so they called an engineer out. thanks to those concerns the area is open. you can check back here in about 30 minutes we're going to give you an update and give you an update after what's going on right there. >>> here's another look at what the area looked like withi
voters rejected a partial tax to help support the zoo. >>> jerry garcia would sing, if the thunder doesn't get you, the lightning will. >> i woke up and i thought here we go. >> kind of came out of the blue, i thought. >> yes. and we had a few areas isolated, thunderstorms and hail reported in some spots. and that is pushing to the east into the central valley. that is the front moving into the mountains. where the sierra will be getting it, already beginning to see the snowfall. and it will increase through the morning hours. here at home, our rain is beginning to lighten up. a few scattered showers over the peninsula. redwood city, woodside, palo alto and san jose and light to moderate rain continues to fall along highway 101, the roads are slick out there folks. this will continue at least through the morning hours and scattered showers for the afternoon. light rain continues to fall over the east bay. although areas like concord and richmond and plenty of moisture overhead. still got the clouds. you may be experiencing some light rain or drizzle but that steady rain is pulling out. r
Search Results 0 to 14 of about 15 (some duplicates have been removed)